|Anzio Area, 3rd Division Training 5-12-44 - United States. Army Air Forces|
Description at the National Archives: U.S. Army Air Forces Combat Subjects Film #1252: 13th Bomber Command Training Center Guadalcanal Solomon Islands. However this is mislabeled at the National Archives. The film clapperboard says it is "Anzio Area, 3rd Div Training 5-12-44" and shows field practice - tank, grenade, infantry practice by soldiers in the 3rd Division. (The 3rd Infantry Division patch is visible when soldiers are crawling through high grass and throwing grenades.) Soldier talks ...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; WWII; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Division, 3rd; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Maneuvers; World War II; SCR-536
Downloads: 151 (1 review)
|Combat Bulletin #62 Redeployment Operations, Etc 1945 - United States. Army|
U.S. Army Combat Bulletin newsreel #62, 1945. Title Cards: Redeployment Operations ETO: Activities in European Theater of Operations - Wieringermeer Polder Pacific: Cavitizing Shells For V-T Fuses Pacific: Okinawa Pacific: Recent Jap Attacks On Fleet Description at the National Archives: "Part 1: Shows activities at a redeployment camp in Leghorn, Italy; vehicles are overhauled; surgical instruments are cleaned and packed; rifles are packed in grease; trucks and ships are loaded; troops are proc...
Keywords: Combat Bulletin; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; USS Saratoga (CV-3); World War, 1939-1945; Richardson, Robert C. (Robert Charlwood), 1882-; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977; USS Saratoga; Kamikaze pilots -- Japan
Downloads: 181 (1 review)
|Doolittle Raid Launch Footage - 1942|
The Doolittle Raid, April 18, 1942, was the first air raid by the United States to strike the Japanese home island of Honshu during World War II. The mission was notable since it was the only time in U.S. Military history that United States Army Air Forces bombers (16 modified B-25B bombers) were launched from a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier on a combat mission. The raid demonstrated that the Japanese home islands were vulnerable to Allied air attack, and it provided an expedient means for U.S...
Keywords: World War II, B-25, Doolittle Raid, Japan
Downloads: 11,407 (1 review)
|Japanese Newsreel "Training At Manila And On Borneo" 1942 - United States. Navy|
Listed at National Archives as "Japanese newsreel, training at Manila and on Borneo, 1942?" Description at National Archives: " MS Japanese Army General making announcement (front shot). MS Several captured U.S. pilots (blind folded with black cloth masks) disembarking from vehicle. (NOTE: Probably attached to the USS Hornet (CV-12), of Doolittle Raid on Tokyo (the first in Japan), April 18, 1942.) MS Japanese high-school boys being trained as tankmen: Boy wearing helmet; boys get into tanks (go...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Newsreel; Tokyo (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1942; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Manila; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese
Downloads: 195 (1 review)
|Attack! Battle of New Britain - Frank Capra|
Documentary film depicting the attack by Allied forces on the Japanese strong-holds of Arawe Beach and Cape Gloucester, New Britain, in the South Pacific theatre of the Second World War in 1943.
Keywords: WWII; Documentary; Frank Capra
Downloads: 7,127 (1 review)
|Army Air Forces Combat Subject film: Christmas Material - United States. Army Air Forces|
Army Air Forces Combat Subject film # 770, Christmas Material.National Archives Identifier 3493 There is no description at the National Archives but the film has scenes at a snowy AAF base. Christmas trees are unloaded from aircraft. Crews pose with trees. Soldiers walk on snow shoes; in background Signal Corps linemen string wire on a telephone pole. Soldiers on pier. Air crews de-ice B-25 aircraft with brooms...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; Air Crews; United States. Army Air Forces; WWII; B-25 bomber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Mitchell Bomber; Snowshoes; Air Bases; Christmas
Downloads: 125 (1 review)
|Golden Gate City: San Francisco - Castle Films|
The following shotlist is keyed to the PA-0659 transfer: 08:31:42:11 LS Golden Gate bridge, steamship passes under the bridge; aerial of the Golden Gate Bridge; great high-angle shot from atop the one of the bridges towers; what looks like a Navy battleship passes beneath bridge. 08:31:57:04 VS Cluster of sailboats with white sails in the San Francisco Bay; sailboats sails across frame, San Francisco in background 08:32:10:27 Great pan over Alcatraz; LS Alacatraz 08:32:21:10 LS Coit Memorial Tow...
Downloads: 367 (1 review)
|Since Pearl Harbor - War Activities Committee of the Motion Pictures Industry|
Documentary short from 1943 that details the wartime activities of the American Red Cross, thus far. Produced by Paramount / The March of Time for the War Activities Committee of the Motion Pictures Industry. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Hawaii; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941; World War II: Homefront; Military Nursing; World War II: Women; American Red Cross; World War II
Downloads: 818 (1 review)
|Censored Negative, Damaged USS Boise Returns, 11/19/1942 - United States. Navy|
National Archives description "Phila. Navy Yard.1) CU BOISE men interviewed by correspondents2) MS&LS flags denoting victories over Japs3) CU&S-CU damaged turret - shows shell splinters4) CU&MS direct hit on ship S-CU turret guns5) MS splinter holes in No.2 turret6) MS, S-CU&CU officers, damaged superstructure BG SV7) CU& tilt Capt. Moran walks by8) S-CU damaged superstructure9) CUs, LS unexploded shell imbedded in turret" National Archives Identifier: 75414 As always, any error or typo is mine ...
Keywords: WWII; USS Boise; USS Boise (CL 47); Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; US Navy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 354 (1 review)
|318th Fighter Group Moves - United States. Army Air Forces|
U.S. Army Air Forces Combat Subjects film #CS-3966 "318th Fighter Group Moves." Listed at the National Archives as "Fighter Group Moves." Silent, unedited footage of the 318th Fighter Group moving to a new location. (Ie Shima Airfield, Okinawa I think - film clapperboards say April 2 through May 13 )National Archives identifier: 5238 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation ...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Fighter Group, 318th; Airplanes, Military; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; WWII; SS S. Hall Young; Thunderbolt (Fighter Plane); World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction; Ie shima Air Field (Japan)
Downloads: 161 (1 review)
|Operations Aboard The USS Leyte (CV-32), The USS Missouri (BB-63), The USS Ozbourn (DD-846), And The USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) - United States. Navy|
Title at the National Archives: Operations Aboard The USS Leyte (CV-32), The USS Missouri (BB-63), The USS Osbourn (DD-846), And The USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)GV USS Osbourn [SIC] (DD-846), 01-12-1951 - 01-13-1951 "refueling alongside USS LEYTE(CV-32).MS AD-1's land aboard LEYTE. MS Helicopter hovers above flight deck of LEYTE. OSBOURN refueling alongside LEYTE in heavy seas (MV).MS Bow view of carrier flight deck; F9F's catapulted, two at a time (good;SV).MS Helicopter hovers over carrier.MS AD...
Keywords: US Navy; USS Leyte (CV-32); USS Missouri (BB-63); USS Ozbourn (DD-846); USS Philippine Sea (CV-47); USS Leyte; USS Missouri; USS Ozbourn; United States. Navy; Korean War, 1950-1953; USS Philippine Sea; United States. -- Navy -- History -- Korean War, 1950-1953; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Naval Operations, American
Downloads: 167 (1 review)